Sep 27, 2012 9:00am EDT
respect there more than two weeks after the gunfire. >>> where is jimmy hoffa? we have been asking that question for almost 40 years. now, investigators some new information that's leading them to a home in suburban detroit. >>> and it's one of the most famous paintings in the whole world. now, the mona lisa might have a twin. a new group claims da vinci created another version of mona. newsroom starts now. >>> good morning to you, thank you so much for joining us. i'm carol costello. >>> nfl fans along national night nair is finally over, the regular referees coming back on the field, starting with tonight's browns/ravens game. the tipping point to reach a deal between the league and the refs may have indeed been that botched call at the end of monday night's football game. cnn's jason carle is outside the nfl's offices. good morning, jason. >> reporter: and good morning to you. that call on monday night set all things in motion, 17 hours of negotiation going on in tuesday, more negotiating going on until midnight last night, about when both sides came to this agreement, made the
Sep 28, 2012 7:00am EDT
a new tip and start digging this morning. will they find the body of jimmy hoffa? it's friday, september 28th. "starting point" begins right now. >>> morning. welcome everybody, our starting point this morning is a hero's welcome for the real nfl referees. fans in baltimore gave them a standing ovation, ahead of last night's ravens/browns game. the replacements just one day after the league and referees union agreed on a new eight-year contract. nischelle turner is live in los angeles. they loved them at least at the very beginning. how did it go? >> four minutes they loved them for, soledad. you know, it didn't take long for the boos to come out. it wasn't because of bad calls or calls that fans thought were wrong. it was because, you know, when you have the home team and you make a call against the home team, fans don't tend to like that. the refs, the real regular refs did get that standing ovation. here's one of the calls in the third quarter about seven minutes in, a helmet-to-helmet hit call. they really heard the boos then. i was kind of taking notes while watching the game last n
Sep 28, 2012 4:00am PDT
on "starting point," will a new tip lead to finding jimmy hoffa's body today? police are about to start digging. one man who studied the case for 37 years and has talked to the tipster says he's doubtful. he'll tell us why coming up next. and ard thieves storm a jewelry store. take a look at these pictures. all demand that the customers get on the ground. the entire thing caught on tape. we'll tell you what happened. jack, you're a little boring. boring. boring. [ jack ] after lauren broke up with me, i went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met marilyn... giada... really good. yes! [ jack ] ...and alicia. ♪ this girl is on fire [ male announcer ] use any citi card to get the benefits of private pass. more concerts, more events, more experiences. [ jack ] hey, who's boring now? [ male announcer ] get more access with the citi card. [ crowd cheering, mouse clicks ] keys, keys, keys, keys, keys. ♪ well, he's not very handsome ♪ to look at [ sighs ] ♪ oh, he's shaggy ♪ and he eats like a hog [ male announcer ] the volkswagen jetta. available with
Sep 28, 2012 11:00am EDT
teamster boss jimmy hoffa. now police have a brand new lead, all these years later. crews in fact were digging at this home just outside of detroit just this morning. the investigators have taken a few samples to determine if there may be any human remains buried here and all because of a tip, a tip that came from a man who had this information for the last 37 years and an author and an expert on hoffa gave us this insight about the tipster on early start. >> he is a gambler who had an affiliation, a connection with a book maker in detroit who was working with tony giacalone. what's interesting is tony giacalone is one of the two people jimmy hoffa was supposed to meet. >> he tells cnn he thinks the tip is credible although he is not convinced they will find jimmy hoffa's body. memo. there have been tips before that have been considered credible and turned out to be nothing. let me move onto this. a man that allegedly made the anti-islam video caused a real bunch of problems around the world. blamed for the deadly protests in the muslim world and now he is under arrest. it is official.
Sep 27, 2012 11:00am EDT
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Sep 27, 2012 4:00pm EDT
boss jimmy hoffa? we want to welcome our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> a truly extraordinary moment at the united nations today. israeli's prime minister benjamin netanyahu on the world stage literally drawing a red line he warns iran cannot cross in its development of nuclear weapons. cnn's foreign affairs correspondent jill dougherty is in new york joining us now with the dramatic details. jill. >> reporter: right, wolf. red lines don't lead to war. red lines prevent wars. at least that's what the prime minister thinks. in a dramatic speech to the u.n. general assembly israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu pulled out a chart showing a bomb then drew a red line near the top. >> a red line should be drawn right here. before iran completes the second stage of nuclear enrichment necessary to make a bomb. before iran gets to a point where it's a few months away or a few weeks away from amassing enough enriched uranium to make a nuclear weapon. >> reporter: it was a simplistic but chilling illustration of when
Sep 27, 2012 7:00am EDT
jimmy hoffa's body? well, a new break in the case this morning has police ready to start drilling. >>> it's thursday, september 27th. "starting point" begins right now. >>> our starting point this morning, the blown call that outraged millions. it seems to have single handedly settled a labor dispute. that's right. the official nfl refs are headed back to the field. beginning tonight, millions of football fans will again be able to sleep and rest easy. they will be able to curse and boo the real refs again, finally, for the ravens/browns game tonight. and calmed by the knowledge they won't have to see another replacement official for at least eight years, because that's how long the new labor deal will last. jason carroll, i know you're excited. he joins us live to talk about how they reached this deal while we were all sleeping. >> you seem more excited. did you see how excited he was at the top? you seem very excited. and it's not just you. a lot of people excited by this decision. both sides met for 17 hours on tuesday, met until midnight last night. the agreement basically mea
Sep 27, 2012 7:00am PDT
on the field tonight. >>> is this where jimmy hoffa is buried? a radar machine detects something underneath it. is a 37-year-old mystery about to be solved? >>> and pop sensation psy returns to south korea and the place where gangnam style all started. and our cameras are right there with him today, thursday, september 27th, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a thursday morning. i'm savannah gurthrie. >> see the smile on my face? >> i see it. >> a lot of football fans feeling that way. that's right, the news now that the nfl's regular referees will be back in action starting tonight. it's welcome news for a lot of players, coaches, and, of course, fans of the game. >> maybe some gamblers too. it comes after two days of intense negotiations that picked up steam following outrage over that controversial call that decided monday night's game. when you look at this agreement, it appears the league caved with officials getting pretty much everything they wanted. was this lockout worth it for the nfl? we'll get into that straight ahead. >>
Sep 27, 2012 4:00am PDT
. what happened to jimmy hoffa? this morning, another new break in the case that will soon have police digging. the teamsters leader disappeared off the face of the earth back in 1975. now acting on a tip, police will take soil samples from a home in roseville, michigan, to see if hoffa may be buried there. tomorrow they'll drill through a concrete driveway to test for human remains. tiki barber is here laughing about this. authorities say radar detected an anomaly underneath the concrete. >> that's why tiki barber is here, our top story. a deal made to get the nfl's regular refs back on the field tonight. >> thankfully. >> i thought hoffa was buried underneath the south end zone of the old giants stadium. an deal? you woke up to a deal this morning? >> it's fantastic. i actually went to bed waiting for it to happen, and about 12:00 last night, my phone started buzzing, so i knew a deal had been reached. and it's fantastic. it's fantastic for everyone involved. now there's trust in the interaction with the officials. there's still going to be arguing with referees and they're still goi
Sep 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
and the latest in the search for the remains of teamster jimmy hoffa, appears to have come up empty. authorities found nory remains of hoffa after digging up the floor of a shed in detroit. tests on the soil will be back on monday. but for now, the 37-year-old mystery remains a mystery. >>> the amazing video we've been showing you of the elderly man jumping from his burning apartment in new york city. lucky for him it was the middle of the day and the streets were crowded at the time. it's the terrifying drop caught on tape. 71-year-old ronnie poe, hanging from his third floor ledge, with nowhere to go but down. >> i had had no choice but to lean out the window as long as i could. >> reporter: moments earlier, poe's kitchen had caught fire. his bronx apartment quickly filling with smoke. there was no escape. so, poe reached back to his military training from decades ago. >> the smoke was coming in so bad. jump, jump. i'll do a paratrooper. >> reporter: he was once a paratrooper who made more than 50 jumps in his military career. but this time, no parachute. below, his neighbors came to his aid.
Sep 28, 2012 3:00am PDT
hoffa. father of the current teamster president jim hoffa. and there have been four different attempts to find his body. there was first a rumor he had been kidnapped taken up in an airplane and pushed out over the great lakes. of course, some people still believe he's buried in the end zone of the giants stadium in new jersey. back in 2004, they tore up a detroit home because somebody had tipped them off that the floorboards -- he might have been buried under the floorboards of the home. in 2006, remember they tore down a horse barn in michigan on a tip that he was buried there. now, the latest tip is that he's buried in the driveway of a home in roseville michigan. and allegedly the owner of the -- the previous owner of the home had some ties to the mafia so today in roseville michigan, they're actually going to dig up this driveway thinking that maybe the body of james hoffa is located underneath the driveway. why don't they just give it up? right? and who's paying for all of this? tore down a horse barn and anot
Sep 27, 2012 3:00am PDT
of union boss jimmy hoffa? a credible tip leading michigan police to a house in roseville where his body may be buried under the driveway. police will be out there tomorrow to dig and take soil samples. hoffa, who led teamsters, went miss not guilty july, 1975. >> brian: we can't bring him back. why are we trying to find his dead body? >>> we've showed you teens at a kansas high school launching a lunchroom revolt against the obama administration's new calorie limits. ♪ tonight we are hungry ♪ . >> gretchen: the usda says it has a solution. putting the blame on parents for not giving them snacks. many people outraged over new cafeteria regulations that only allow high schoolers 850 calories. those are your headlines. >> brian: always goes back to the parents. >> steve: of course, blame the parents. teachers, no problem. moving on, iran's nuclear program will be front and center when benjamin netanyahu takes the floor at the united nations general assembly. david lee miller is out in the rain on the east side of manhattan and joins us live. good morning to you. >> good morning to you.
Sep 27, 2012 7:00am PDT
for teamsters' boss jimmy hoffa. police in detroit have received a new trip that hoffa is buried under the driveway you see there. they're now taking soil samples. thousands of tips have come in since hoffa vnished back in 1975. >>> finally, the prime minister of great britain, perhaps a little embarrassed this morning. he was on david letterman last night. got a pop quiz on british history. he did rather well. but he missed two. he knew which year the magna carta was signed. hear, hear. but he didn't know what magna carta meant. it means great charter. he also couldn't name the composer of "rule britannia." that composer is? thomas arnes. see i -- it's fine. >> you just knew that. it was just in your head. >> i didn't. i'm going to guess there aren't a ton of brits that know it, either. on par, he can be excused. he did rather well. >> a pop quiz. that's tough. >> those are the only two he missed. >> little high-risk for a british prime minister on "letterman." josh, thanks. >>> the race for the white house. "your voice, your vote" with 40 days to go. and president obama has opened up
Sep 27, 2012 10:00pm PDT
detroit. is jimmy hoffa's body buried underneath. >>> and we'll see if david goggins broke the guinness world record for pullups in our stu o studio. >> that's tomorrow morning on "today." next week here on "rock center," correspondent richard engle has the special story of lewis loftus. richard first met him on an awful battlefield in afghanistan. the two men have stayed in touch and now almost two years later, we get to see the struggles that this young veteran is going through. >> i used to be one of those guys that made fun of people with post trauma stress in, my mind, not to their face. i'd think what a sissy, you know, what a sissy. now i realize that it's a real thing. >> that will be among our stories next week on "rock center." for everyone who worked so hard to bring you tonight's broadcast, thanks for being with us. good night from new york. >>> a mom on the run, wanted for using her child to do her dirty work. the alleged crime spree and where she could be now. >>> roseanne's presidential campaign hits the bay area. the news is next. our science teacher helped us build it.
Sep 29, 2012 5:00am PDT
effort to find jimmy hoffa's body has not turned up any human remains so far, but earth under a house in michigan will be tested for evidence of human decomposition. police say they are following up on a credible tip that might help solve the mystery behind the disappearance of the former teamsters boss in 1975. >>> apple ceo tim cook is apologizing for the company's new mobile mapping service. many customers have comained that it doesn't work so well. for example, it shows the hoover dam plunging into the colorado river there. and here you're wondering what happened to the brooklyn bridge? in the apology, cook admits the company fell short of its commitment to making world class products. >>> police in kentucky have released dramatic video of a police car crashing into a house. check this out. a louisville police officer was responding to an emergency and the video shows him swerving. swerves right there to avoid hitting another video before he loses control and runs off the road and crashes right there into that house. amazingly, no one was seriously hurt. >>> that's the news for no
Sep 27, 2012 7:00am PDT
the ozones in the water. >>> there is yet another new search under way for missing teamster jimmy hoffa. police plan to dig into a driveway at a detroit home today or tomorrow and take a soil sample. a dying man claims he saw someone bury a both body there just hours after hoffman disappeared in 1975. radar shows there is something under that concrete. >>> on the united airlines flight from chicago, several people had to tackle an unruly passenger who reportedly began pacing around the cabin, grabbing women and harassing people. he was tied up with belts and passengers actually applauded after the flight landed in california and he was arrested. >>> the number of people who owe student loans is skyrocketing. doubling in just the last 20 years. a new pugh center analysis i finds one in five households now owes student loan debt and that number jumps to 40% for any household headed by someone under 35. the average balance, almost $27,000. >>> speaking of money. there's a halloween spending free apparently coming up. amanda drury is here with what's moving your money. i guess they think th
Sep 28, 2012 10:00am PDT
in five battleground states. once again officials are investigating the mystery of jimmy hoffa's 1975 disappearance. michigan police drilled through the concrete floor of a shed at a detroit home after tests revealed a shift in the soil. 35 years ago a man told police he saw a body buried be neath the driveway there. >>> the man behind the anti-islamic film that sparked the protests in multiple countries has been jailed. a california judge ordered his arrest after authorities said he violatesed his probation from an earlier offense. the filmmaker could face up to two years in prison for lying to authorities about his identity and using false names. >>> china has expelled disgraced politician bo xilai from the communist party as he faces prosecution on criminal charges. bo was at the center of one of china's biggest political scandals in decades involving corruption charges and his wife's involvement in the murder of a british national. >>> how can we improve our relations in the middle east? congressman keith ellison coming up next on "andrea mitchell reports." her dietitian, and last
Sep 27, 2012 10:00pm EDT
on "today," police digging up a driveway near detroit. is jimmy hoffa's body buried underneath. >>> and we'll see if david goggins broke the guinness world record for pullups in our stu o studio. >> that's tomorrow morning on "today." next week here on "rock center," correspondent richard engle has the special story of lewis loftus. richard first met him on an awful battlefield in afghanistan. the two men have stayed in touch and now almost two years later, we get to see the struggles that this young veteran is going through. >> i used to be one of those guys that made fun of people with post trauma stress in, my mind, not to their face. i'd think what a sissy, you know, what a sissy. now i realize that it's a real thing. >> that will be among our stories next week on "rock center." for everyone who worked so hard to bring you tonight's broadcast, thanks for being with us. good night from new york.
Sep 29, 2012 9:00am PDT
to a reporter. >>> backyard soil samples in detroit are being tested to see if jimmy hoffa is buried there. >>> a renoir painting bought at a flea market just for $7 will not go on auction this weekend as planned. that was because authorities say it was stolen more than 60 years ago. the fbi is trying to find out who pilfered that piece. >>> and the pet cemetery in a new york city suburb has become the first animal burial ground to be listed on the national register of historic places. the hartsdale cemetery is being recognized for its architect and social history. those are your top five headlines. >>> president obama and mitt romney will finally be facing each other in an arena that has seen some of the best and worst performances from our presidential candidates and their running mates. >> there is no soviet domination of eastern europe and there never will be under a ford administration. >> there you go again. are you better off than you were four years ago? >> senator, you're no jack kennedy. >> who am i? why am i here? >> that last one went on to "snl" infamy. joining me is nbc news